Name: Dr. Peter Ng’ang’a, Ph.D.
Title/Qualification: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Economics
Department: Applied Economics
Designation/Position: Lecturer/Economist
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Contact Address: P.O Box 43844 – 00100, GPO,Nairobi, Kenya
Areas of Specialization: Monetary Economics,Economics of Money, Banking & Finance, Macroeconomics,International Macroeconomics,International Finance ,International Trade

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  • Ng’ang’a, Peter. (2022). International Trade and Multinational Investment Theory of the Firm. East African Journal of Business and Economics, 5(1). pp.196-210.DOI:

  • Ng’ang’a, Peter. (2022). Monetary Aggregation and the Speculative Real Money-Demand Equation: Theories, Evidence and Policy. Tanzanian Economic Review. 12(1), June, pp.79-95.DOI:

  • Ng’ang’a, Peter. (2022). The Role of Economic Infrastructure and Trade Openness in Attracting Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries. International Journal of Advanced Research, 5(1), pp. 104-116.DOI:

  • Ng’ang’a, Peter. (2022). Impact of Economic Infrastructure and Inward Foreign Direct Investment on Economic Development: Evidence from Developing Countries. East African Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management, 5(7). pp. 170-180. DOI:

  • Mutuku, Daniel & Ng’ang’a, Peter. (2023). An Empirical Analysis of Foreign Remittances, Education Index, and Human Development in Kenya, East African Journal of Business and Economics, 6(1). pp.211-225. DOI:

  • Ng’ang’a, Peter. (2023). Monetary Policy and Demand for Real Cash Balances: Some Theoretical and Empirical Results. International Journal of Advanced Research, 6(1), pp. 114-127.DOI:

  • Ng’ang’a, Peter. (2023). Definition of Money and Monetary Policy Effectiveness: Theoretical and Empirical Problem. Forthcoming.

Research Papers

  • “Foreign Direct Investment, Infrastructure and Globalization: Theoretical and Empirical Analysis” Submitted to: Journal of International Economics
  • “Economic Growth, Infrastructure and Foreign Direct Investment: An Empirical Analysis” Submitted to: The Review of Economics and Statistics.
Workshops / Seminars / Conferences Attended

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars Attended

  • 13th – 16th September, 2021 ,COMESA (COMMON MARKET FOR EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA) – Eighth COMESA Annual Research Forum: Virtual Meeting. Theme: “COMESA Towards Digital Economic Integration”
  • 23rd – 25th,October, 2019 ,Biennial Research and Innovation Conference:
    Theme: Research and Innovation for the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals and Kenya’s Big Four Agenda. Sub-Theme: Infrastructure Development, Energy and Industrialization; Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 22nd October, 2019,Pre-conference on: Building a Diversified and Transformative Workforce for the 21st Century Job Market. Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 29th – 30th August, 2019,Invited for oral presentation at the annual African Review of Economics and Finance (AREF).Wits Business School, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • 07-09, January 2005 ,American Economic Association (AEA) Annual Meeting: Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA), United States of America.
  • 06-08, January 2006,American Economic Association (AEA) Annual Meeting: Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts (MA), United States of America.

Workshops Attended

  • 22nd October, 2019,Pre-conference Scientific Workshop on: Research Ethics, Open Access, Scientific Writing & Communication, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya.
  • 28th September, 2017, Workshop: Intellectual Property Rights. Theme: Industrial Properties in Economic Development. Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya

Seminar Attended

  • 31st August – 1st September 2021,Staff training in higher education conducted by Kenyatta University Directorate of Wellness and Rehabilitation Services. Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 25th – 27th, October, 2007,Seminar Presentation, Workshop and as a discussant:Missouri Valley Economic Association. Kansas City, Missouri (MO), U.S.A
  • 13th, April 2007,Seminar Presentation: Theme: Perspectives in the Social Sciences: A lecture series featuring faculty members within the faculty of social sciences. Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington (WA), U.S.A
  • 27th, April 2005 Dissertation Defence: “Determinants and Effects of Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries: Theoretical and Empirical Analysis” Department of Economics, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, U.S.A

Professional and Honorary Affiliate

  • 2015–Current, Universities’ Academic Staff Union (UASU)–Kenyatta University Chapter.
  • 2007–Current Member of the Missouri Valley Economic Association (MVEA).
  • 2005 – Current Member of the American Economic Association (AEA).
  • 2003 – Current. Member of the Omicron Delta Epsilon Society (Beta Chapter).